According to data submitted by the National Police Agency to Rep. Chang Je-won of the ruling Grand National Party, a total of 229 government officials were caught involved in prostitution last year.
Of them, 93 were local government officials and 42 education-related officials, including those at education offices in provinces and cities.
By ministry, the education ministry accounted for the largest number of 19, followed by the now-defunct Ministry of Information and Communications (Korea Communications Commission) with 17, and the National Police Agency with 15.
Thursday, July 2, 2009
"Education ministry officials formed the largest group on the list of civil servants who were caught paying for sex."
That's not good news.